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Melaza Bistro

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
+1 802-457-7110
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (44 reviews)
“tapas” (50 reviews)
“plantains” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Grill, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B. We did not have a reservation for a busy Saturday night and we were welcomed and accommodated. The food was fresh and the menu was unique. Wines weren’t extensive, yet what was offered was very good and reasonably...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank traveledwell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends for a nice evening dinner at Melaza. Nice upscale vibe with inviting tables next to windows overlooking the street. Service was excellent and we really enjoyed our meals, the atmosphere and good company. My dish of Annatto Rice & Pulled Chicken Sofrito...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great margaritas, a wide variety ig delicious appetizers, excellent entrees, we had the pork, which was outstanding!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheLiterateChef
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The server was informative on the specials and very friendly. Food was excellent and portions were plenty. Great place to enjoy with friends and family.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Paul K
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

What an interesting little find. I was looking for something different and this place did not fail. The restaurant has a small eat in bar area and dining room. We did not have reservations so we had to eat in the bar area but that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We came up from Boston to ski and we arrived at 6:30p on Saturday. The hostess was a miracle worker and got us a table for dinner. The small plates were great, the crispy plantains with fresh guacamole was off the hook. I also got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michelledP9348NM
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Although there were tables available in the dining room, we decided to eat in the bar room that has 2 high tables for two. It was good choice because it was quieter and the vibe was much more intimate. We both ate small dishes and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BigShotz
Reviewed 12 November 2018

My husband and I both enjoy eating at Melaza’s when in Vermont. We have had filet mignon and scallops both excellent. We also have mixed it up by going tapas eating off the small portions menu with the help of the waiter’s suggestions. Quiet atmosphere,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dona M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The food was great. The service was a little disorganized -- they seemed to be understaffed, and had trouble keeping track of us. Once they did find us, though, they were attentive and competent. We'll certainly consider it the next time we are in Woodstock.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johncberg
david d, Owner at Melaza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hello John, Thank you for letting me knows about your experience. While I'm glad you enjoyed our food, I'm sorry you felt about our service, you are correct, when you say and quote; "The service was a little disorganized -- they seemed to be understaffed"...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had a late dinner here on a weekend visit to Woodstock. Elected for small plates vs entrees and enjoyed overall. Started with guacamole served with plantain chips. Great chips but too little guacamole. Seafood ceviche featured decent amounts of lobster, shrimp and scallops, but the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank klorenc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
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Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.
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